29th August 2018

AX-7 record for Duration - ronald Kent

Ronald Kent braved the minus 1 temperature in Ballarat to beat the AX-7 Australian Duration Record. Ronald flew for 9 hours and 2 minutes in his 77 balloon, which saw him overtake the 1999 record.  This is Ronald’s third Australian record in little over a month. Congratulations Ronald!

24th August 2018

ax-6 record for Duration - Ronald kent

Ronal Kent has beaten the AX-6 Australian Duration Record. Ronald flew for 6 hours and 27 minutes from Ballarat to Laanecoorie, which in his words was a “nice, easy, peaceful flight”. Congratulations Ronald!


19th July 2018

ax-6 record for diatance - ronald kent

Ronald Kent has beaten the 38 year old AX-6 Australian Record for Distance. Ronald flew from Mildura, VIC, to just south of Jerilderie, NSW, covering an incredible distance of 381km in 4 hours and 30 minutes. Congratulations Ronald from all of us at BAV!